WHY WAS THE NATIVE LAND HUSBANDRY ACT OF FOLLOWED BY RESISTENCE AND UNGOVERNABILITY AMONG THE AFRICANS? The Native. The Native Land Husbandry Act of Southern Rhodesia: a failure in land reform. Responsibility: by Mary Elizabeth Bulman. Imprint: Salisbury: Tribal Areas of. land allocation, , , , , , management, pests Agenda 83, 87 Native Land Husbandry Act, (Zimbabwe), , natural world.

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A man with land in both places was adjudged to be an unsatisfactory plotholder.

In this article, the definition of tenant or outgrower is husbsndry with plotholder, smallholder, “settler” or peasant. It was abandoned in when it caused economic ruin instead of the anticipated economic prosperity. Radicals in ZANU-PF had decided it was time for the government to “go it alone” and embark on massive compulsory land acquisition.

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Although the law did not take effect until Aprilunder the terms of the new Act, the rights of the Africans to land ownership anywhere in the colony were rescinded. As a result, Davies observed: Madiro, or freedom ploughing was one of hjsbandry various forms of manoeuvrings by which some farmers came oc own larger pieces of land and larger herds of cattle than their counterparts. However, it can be argued that, creating a part-time farmer had ripple effects on the natives. The land you are cultivating was earmarked for residential sites.

In state corridors, “madiro” cultivators were labelled “illegal cultivators.

These schemes will be very costly, and by ordinary standards, uneconomic, but it may well be found that any other solution to the population problem will be still less economic and far more undesirable?


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During the war and with the introduction of cotton insome Gowe tenants were also reluctant to provide labour and concentrated on their own plots despite of the fact that the small-scale scheme was meant to be the estate’s labour repository.

Arrighi, “Labour Supplies in Historical Perspective: The crucial legislation was the Land Apportionment Act ofwhich barred African landownership outside Conflict over land and challenges posed by a malfunctioning economy continue to threaten stability in Zimbabwe.

Demands for land and associated rights are an indicator of the tension reminiscent of the dryland and ARDA-irrigated lands in Sanyati which was informed by Rhodesian-era evictions and resettlements. Parkinson, threatened plotholders with eviction from the Gowe Scheme for refusal to accept advice from CONEX 87 and for ownership of both a dryland and an irrigation plot. Young men, just like their female counterparts, were considered minors and did not qualify for land allocation on that basis.


Zimbabwe’s land struggles and land rights in histori- cal perspective They too were not spared from government action either. With the coming of these people, the village was extended and subsequently divided into the “Old Line” comprising the settlers and the “New Line” which was established by settlers who arrived in These notorious pieces adt legislation heightened farmland acquisition by white settlers in Rhodesia now Husbadry and left in their wake a gruesome legacy of land and resource conflicts arising from loss of control over land and natural resources such as water.

Respect of what Musiki the creator had given was incorporated Thus, the proposed new constitution which included a land re-distribution clause, was subsequently rejected.


Clearly, the matter has now assumed political dimensions. Those allocated irrigation plots, but who, at the same time, had dryland holdings, were then warned by the DC that after two years in some casesand one year in others, they had to choose which type of farming they preferred.


See also The Herald, 19 June The economy of Sanyati and that of Zimbabwe continued to be adversely affected by an economic environment characterised by husbwndry commodity prices; rising protectionist barriers; and heavy debt service burdens under ESAP.

Similar riots broke out in many other native reserves throughout the country, particularly in Chipinge, Honde, Buhera, Zvimba, Musana and Mhondoro. Evening Standard, September 6 The native commissioners could no longer hold their usual meetings with chiefs and headmen in various native reserve districts, and the native department was forced to send a circular to its officials advising them to stop the allocation husbndry land where there 1951zimbwbwe great resistance.

It was also complicated by the unilateral claim to other plots by land-hungry plotholders whenever these fell vacant. Palmer, Land and Racial Domination, p In Manyene and Sabi North Reserves people drove some of their cattle onto the underutilised Wiltshire Estate whenever officials came to conduct stock counts.

They had been destined for the Charter District, but were somehow diverted to capture Sinoia Town Chinhoyi.